One kilogram of heroin worth around Rs one crore in the international market was recovered in Akhnoor tehsil of the district, police said on Thursday.
On specific information about two persons carrying heroin in Jurian area, police approached them in plainclothes on Wednesday, they said adding that the two managed to escape leaving behind the contraband. A hunt has been launched to nab them, they said.
In another incident, police seized a fruit-laden truck, which was on its way from Srinagar to Jammu at Tringla on Wednesday night after a search on it, yielded 11 quintals and 50 kg poppy.
The driver has been taken into custody, they said. A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.